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Project Supply Manager

Date: 10-Jan-2019

Location: Modena, Italy

Company: Tetra Pak


Within PSE Supplier Management we are looking for a
Project Supply Manager
Within Processing Solutions & Equipment, Supply Management and Drawn Components, Industrialization Team primarily interfaces with the Development & Engineering organization to define and achieve its project targets. We are responsible for organizing, managing and driving technology/development related sourcing, which contributes to the delivery of new equipment’s to our customers at the right quality, time and cost.
In this position, as Project Supply Manager, you will be responsible for execution of the Supplier Management sourcing strategy in the product development projects driven in the Development & Engineering organization. This is a cross-functional leadership role which facilitates early supplier technical engagement and collaboration in the development activities. This role brides the engineering community with the supplier management community with the responsibility for project management and accountability for deadlines, results and metrics, sourcing, negotiation and cost estimation.
In addition, you will be part of the governance for development projects at Program level.
Reporting to the Industrialization Manager, you will be expected to lead and drive activities independently. The position will be based in Modena.
• Acts as a liaison with engineering in releasing new products.
• Lead early supplier technical engagement in cost improvement activities. Support development teams to meet product cost targets though cost estimations and negotiations.
• Actively participate in project team meetings and represents the voice of the Supplier Management and Production.
• Reduce product risk through proper sourcing strategy execution. Drive use of ‘Preferred’ suppliers. Provide the project team with supply chain risk assessments which include obsolescence, delivery, currency, logistics and other risks.
• Project manages the communication and activities between the development team and the supplier management organization. (i.e. supplier selection, supplier negotiations, sourcing strategy development, non-disclosure agreements, supplier issue resolution, etc.) Facilitates the establishment of supply management parameter guidelines with buyers and planners. (i.e. production authorization agreements, lot size, lead time, logistics, packaging, etc.)
• Measure and track sourcing strategy execution impact on the product and the business (i.e. product cost reductions achieved, percent of parts awarded to ‘Preferred’ suppliers, risk mitigation, etc.)
• Collaborate with the Sourcing organization to provide market information to the NPI team (i.e. supplier technology roadmaps, price and availability trends, benchmarking results, etc.).
• Interface and build strong working relationships with, Development & Engineering, Product Management and Commercial Operations, Production and Planning, Component Supplier Management, Module and Equipment Supplier Management, Supplier Quality
• Comply with all supplier management policies, procedures and processes.
• Perform other duties and projects as assigned.
• Represent PSE at proper governance forums for development projects


• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent technical discipline.
• Minimum of 5 years new product introduction, industrialization engineering, sourcing, supply chain, project management or engineering services experience.
• SAP experience desired.
• Project Management (PMP) certification preferred.
• Knowledge of World Class Manufacturing is required
Key Competency Requirements:
• Demonstrated ability to manage projects / assignments requiring identification of objectives, resources and/or approaches.
• Moderate understanding of sourcing, procurement, inventory, logistics and production principles.
• Demonstrated excellent analytical skills in a dynamic new product introduction environment and ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.
• Strong project manager comfortable in leading cross functional and multi-cultural teams.
• Demonstrated ability to make difficult decisions and drive execution of correct supply chain solutions in the face of opposition.
• Well-developed problem solving and project management skills.
• Excellent presentation and communication skills (written and verbal) to various levels of the organization.
• Advanced understanding and use of data management applications (i.e. MS Office)
Please submit your application online at Orbis not later than 24th January 2019

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